Google Turns Up More Street View Data From Australia

Law360, Chicago (October 9, 2012, 4:32 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. has discovered two more computer disks related to its Street View technology in Australia that might contain personal information the company previously said had been destroyed, raising concerns from the country's privacy watchdog Tuesday about assurances Google made after the regulator closed its investigation.

Google informed Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim on Monday that it had identified one Street View disk that might contain so-called payload data — a category that includes emails, passwords and other highly sensitive personal information — collected in Australia,...
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